Thursday, 26 May 2016

What is ‘Red Nose Day' all about?

NEW YORK -- Celine Dion, Tyler Perry, Bono and Julia Roberts are a few of some 65 big names scheduled to appear on the second annual "Red Nose Day Special" this Thursday.

Airing from 9 to 11 p.m. EDT on NBC, the music-and-comedy extravaganza will also feature Elton John, Blake Shelton, Margot Robbie and Chris "Ludacris" Bridges, plus stars from "The Walking Dead."

Additional stars announced by NBC include Ellen DeGeneres, Jack Black, Julianne Moore, Liam Neeson, Sarah Silverman, Key & Peele, Will Ferrell, Blake Shelton and Kobe Bryant.

Money raised by Red Nose Day will help support projects in some of the neediest communities in the U.S. and some of the poorest communities in the world. Viewers can participate by purchasing red noses sold exclusively at Walgreens stores nationwide.

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